Nightlife Entertainment & Events in Athens City & Attica Prefecture
One of the things you will enjoy the most in Athens is its exhilarating nightlife which amazes every visitor making them leave all worries behind. You can find bars, clubs and all-day cafes in most of Athens districts, but let's get started from the city centre and the greater city centre areas.
The downtown areas of Plaka, Thisseion and Psiri make up the main entertainment center of Athens City Greece. They are pedestrian-friendly areas at close proximity to the Monastiraki and Thisseion Metro stations. There you will find an endless array of restaurants and tavernas that serve traditional and contemporary cuisine, where live "bouzouki" music accompanies your meal. The streets are packed with cafes and bars for all music preferences, which stay open till dawn, for stimulating long nights out.
Posh Athens restaurants and clubs are located in the neighbourhood of Kolonaki and Gazi which is minutes from the city centre by metro (Keramikos station). On the other hand, if you are the kind who prefers to just catch a quick bite, you will be delighted to choose among the various "souvlaki" places around Athens.
In the summertime, everyone drives towards the seaside, where big clubs with upbeat atmosphere line up along the coast in the Athens southern suburbs of Glyfada, Kalamaki, Alimos, Voula and Varkiza. You can choose between live "bouzouki" night clubs, where the top Greek singers perform, or mainstream international music clubs. Nevertheless, almost every area in Athens Greece provides a wide range of nightlife venues proving the multidimensionality of Athens nightlife entertainment. Other popular locations are Piraeus, Kifissia, along Syngrou Avenue, etc.
For culture aficionados there are many events in Athens City Greece taking place whether it is summer or winter time. Events in Athens City Greece include contemporary music concerts of all kinds, classical music concerts, theatrical performances, dance and ballet performances and science and art exhibitions, as well as seasonal performances and feasts for the Christmas and New Year celebration etc. The Athens festivals and events are held in a number of venues, such as the Ancient Herod Atticus Odeon, the Athens Music Hall, the Lycabettus Hill Theatre, the Vyronas and Petras Theatre Music Stages, Zappeion Hall, main squares in Athens and many other outdoor and indoor venues.
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